Grounded in Hope

Oct. 8, 2021 Chris Brooks

With tragedy affecting us on every side, we desperately need hope. Pastor and radio host Chris Brooks shows us, “The Bible is not a book of myth or make-believe. Instead, it deals with real-world grief.” 

Running Time: 48 minutes


Chris Brooks: Well, I know what some of you are thinking, How in the world did he get here? How did he make it by security? Well, I don’t want you to feel bad because that’s a question I asked myself as well.

When Nancy called and invited me to come and speak, I said, “I wonder what she’s thinking? Why did she invite me to come and speak to such an awesome group of women?”

And then the thought crossed my mind, Maybe she had called my wife and heard about my extraordinary expertise in the way women think. Then my wife quickly reminded me that was not the case.

I am blessed to be able to have an incredible wife and three strong, smart, brilliant, and beautiful daughters who in their own way have been preparing me for just such an occasion, unknowingly. I am here this weekend …


Scripture References

  • 1 Peter 1:1-10

About the Speaker

Chris Brooks

Chris Brooks

Chris and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of Christopher, Zewditu (Zoe), Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana. Chris is the host of the nationally-syndicated radio program, Equipped with Chris Brooks, and the author of several books including Urban Apologetics. Chris also serves as the senior pastor at Woodside Bible Church in Metro Detroit.